Content-type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII We are called the Health Education Library for People - we thought the acronym would be easy to remember - and that is what we are trying to do - to help people to help themselves ! While I do agree that there is a difference between education and information, we do hope that our patrons will use the information we have to educate themselves - after all, information which does not educate is of little use ! > > On Tue, 30 Jul 1996, Cheryl Goodwin wrote: > > > We are rethinking the name of our Consumer Health/Patient Education library. > > It is currently called the "Consumer Education Resource Center" which is an > > admirable name that attempts to show that the resources are both for the > > patient and for those providing patient education. However, in reality, mos t > > people do not understand what it means or where it is in our medical center. > > > > I would like to do a quick survey on what other libraries called their > > patient/consumer libraries. We are hoping to find a simple, clear name and > > I'm big on using other's ideas, rather than recreating the wheel. > > > > Please respond directly to me. If there's enough interest I will summarize > > for the list. > > > > Thanks a lot! > > > > Cheryl M. Goodwin, MLibr > > Providence Seattle Medical Center > > Horton Health Sciences Library > > [log in to unmask] > > (206) 320-2425 > > > Dr Aniruddha Malpani, MD ---------------------------------------------------------- Medical Director Health Education Library for People India's First Consumer Health Education Resource Center "Om Chambers", 5th floor, Kemps Corner, Bombay 400 036. India. Tel: 91-22-368 3334 . FAX: 91-22-215 0223 email: [log in to unmask] Please visit our homepage at http://www.allindia.com/helplib !